Praise Ye the Lord

Author: J. Jefferson Cleveland

Judge Jefferson Cleveland (1937-1986) was one of the most important scholars and editors of African-American congregational song of the 20th century. Along with Verogla Nix, he edited what is arguably the most groundbreaking collection of African-American song in the last half of the 20th century, Songs of Zion (1981/1982). Lutheran hymnologist Marilyn Stulken provides a biographical sketch of Cleveland’s life and accomplishments. Born in Georgia, Cleveland graduated from Clark College (Atlanta), Illinois Wesleyan University and received his doctorate in education from Boston University. He served on the faculty of three historically black Christian colleges: Claflin College (South Carolina), Langston University (Oklahoma), and Ja… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise God with the sound of the trumpet
Title: Praise Ye the Lord
Author: J. Jefferson Cleveland (1981)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise ye the Lord, Hallelujah
Copyright: © 1981 Abingdon Press, admin. The Copyright Company

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